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Review | Livvy & Pete don’t let Australia down

Review | Livvy & Pete don’t let Australia down

Livvy & Pete: The Songs of Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen | De Parel | til February 12th | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  A couple of years ago my sister and i attended the Fringe Festival for the first time, we were Fringe virgins so were unsure of what to see but there was one particular […]

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Tim Minchin shares his thoughts on the postal survey via song

Tim Minchin shares his thoughts on the postal survey via song

Comedian Tim Minchin has shared his thoughts on the Turnbull government’s decision to hold a national postal survey on marriage equality. The award winning composer uploaded a video to his YouTube channel where he performs Peter a Allen’s classic, albeit with a few lyrical modifications. Minchin rallies against the plan to hold a postal survey […]

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Review | Peter Allen LIVE In Inverted Commas

Review | Peter Allen LIVE In Inverted Commas

Peter Allen LIVE In Inverted Commas | Four5Nine Bar | Until Feb 4 | ★ ★ ★ Matthew Hadgraft brings his celebrated cabaret production Peter Allen LIVE In Inverted Commas, across the Nullarbor Plain to Perth audiences for the very first time. Peter Allen LIVE In Inverted Commas is a tribute show to the Australian […]

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10 Questions with Hannah Conda

10 Questions with Hannah Conda

Queen of queens Hannah Conda is returning to Perth for PrideFEST, performing at The Court’s Rio Carnivale themed street party along with Havana Brown. We caught up with Miss Conda for a quickfire round of questions as she prepares for the big night! What do you miss most from Perth? I miss all of my […]

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A Charming Homage to Garland, Allen and Minnelli

A Charming Homage to Garland, Allen and Minnelli

What a strange collision of talent it must have been when Peter Allen met screen legend Judy Garland and her daughter Liza Minnelli. Allen worked with Garland in the 1960’s and married Minnelli in 1967. After the couple divorced in the 1970’s Allen came out and was a prominent gay celebrity until his AIDS related […]

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Remembering Peter Allen

Remembering Peter Allen

Australian recording Peter Allen would have celebrated his 70th birthday today. The prolific songwriter and consummate showman passed away in 1992 aged just 48 from AIDS related throat cancer. His long term partner Gregory Connell passed away from an AIDS related illness in 1984. Allen’s life was dramatised in the musical ‘The Boy From Oz’ […]

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Todd McKenney: The Boy From Perth

Todd McKenney: The Boy From Perth

  Todd McKenney is heading home to Perth. First he’s going to be in town for the musical Annie and straight afterwards he’ll be presenting his new solo show where he revisits the work of Peter Allen. Having played Allen in hundreds of performance of The Boy from Oz you’d think McKenney would have had […]

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